Coder’s algorithmic alphabet is nothing more than gibberish, but it looks real

What do you get when you cross generative art, linguistics, coding, and an attempt to troll future historians? Probably something a lot like a recent project from coder and artist...

Smart algorithm lets autonomous drones fly faster without crashing

Current autonomous drones struggle to fly quickly while managing to dodge obstacles. That is because their cameras can only process images up to a certain speed. A new algorithm from...

Wanna have a catch? Play with this crazy agile drone from ETH Zurich

Researchers from Switzerland’s ETH Zurich have programmed an omnidirectional drone to be able to catch a ball in a tiny net when one is thrown in its direction. Check out...

Notim.press/ed, or ‘Not Impressed,’ will tell you when your news is fake

In an attempt to make fake news a bit more ... flashy, a team from TechCrunch Disrupt London has created an algorithm that tells you when that "news" you're ready...

Sean Parker is partnering with the Cancer Research Institute to find a cancer vaccine

Cancerous tumors carry certain genetic markers called neoantigens and Facebook billionaire Sean Parker wants to use algorithms to find them. To do so, the Sean Parker Institute for...

Video demonstrates the optimal algorithm for alphabetizing books

We’re suckers for the kind of “life hacks” that tell you that you’ve been doing some relatively mundane task all wrong, and that there’s a super-easy alternative which can massively speed up...

Plex Pass now has automated photo tagging and faster syncing speeds

Plex has updated its photo features with faster uploads, integrated video, and an all new automated tagging system that uses machine learning to make searching photos easier than ever. The...

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Infineon raises 2017 outlook on stronger automotive orders

FRANKFURT German chipmaker Infineon (IFXGn.DE) raised its outlook for the second quarter and for its 2017 financial year, citing better-than-expected orders for the...